Robert Burton


Brief Life History of Robert

When Robert Burton was born in 1797, in Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Burton, was 38 and his mother, Jane Andrew, was 44. He married Dinah Barker on 2 March 1818, in Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hucknall, Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1879, at the age of 82.

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Robert Burton
Dinah Barker
Marriage: 2 March 1818
Sarah Burton
Mary Burton
William Burton
Robert Burton

Sources (10)

  • Robert Burton, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Robert Burton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robert Burton in entry for William Burton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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  • Marriage
    2 March 1818Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)

    1801 · The Act of Union

    Age 4

    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.


    Age 18

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.


    Age 26

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from a placename that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

    French (northeastern): regional variant of Berton .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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